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Litigation Strategies in the Age of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, has published an article on the subject of litigation during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Managing a busy litigation practice to effectively represent clients requires great vigilance and...

Winning With Forum Selection Clauses

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, an expert on federal civil procedure, has published an article in this month’s California Litigation Magazine on the subject of winning litigation through forum selection clauses....

Presenting Witnesses Virtually

Mar 25, 2020
In these trying times, lawyers are called upon to represent their clients in non-traditional ways that minimize personal contact, reduce cost, but do not compromise on quality of representation. WVBR...

Frank Busch Explains Early Mediation

Mar 18, 2020
Today, the Daily Journal published an article by Frank Busch regarding the unique benefits of early mediation in IP disputes. As he explains, although such attempts can be difficult, and...

Michael von Loewenfeldt to moderate Appellate Settlement Panel

Dec 13, 2019
On January 28, 2020, WVBR Partner Michael von Loewenfeldt will moderate a panel on the subject of Settling Cases on Appeal in the Ninth Circuit. Michael is a certified appellate...

WVBR Obtains Summary Judgment for Developer

Dec 10, 2019
On December 10, 2019, United States District Judge John A. Mendez of the Eastern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of WVBR’s client in the matter of Myrtle...

Frank Busch teaches international procedure

Oct 15, 2019
Today, Frank Busch joined San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow and Hogan Lovells’ Chris Cox to present a legal education course regarding California state court litigation involving international parties....

Jim Wagstaffe explains the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure

Jul 7, 2019
Jim Wagstaffe has published an article explaining the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure that is available on Lexis now. As Jim explains, the U.S. Supreme Court steadily and...

New Firm, Same Excellence

Jun 26, 2019
WVBR is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named Northern California Super Lawyers for 2019: James Wagstaffe (Top 100), Michael von Loewenfeld, and Frank Busch.